The risk to normal and photosensitive individuals from exposure to light from compact fluorescent lamps

@article{Moseley2011TheRT,
  title={The risk to normal and photosensitive individuals from exposure to light from compact fluorescent lamps},
  author={Harry Moseley and James Ferguson},
  journal={Photodermatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={27}
}
Background/purpose: The incandescent electric light bulb has been in widespread use since the early part of the 20th century. There is now a strong move underway to improve lighting efficiency to cut carbon dioxide emissions. As a result, many countries have introduced legislation to phase out the use of incandescent bulbs, and these are largely being replaced with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). The rate at which CFLs are replacing the traditional bulbs has caused alarm among patients with… 
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A preliminary investigation showed that ultraviolet radiation (UVR) emissions from compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) can pose a risk to the skin of photosensitive individuals.
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